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GOVERNMENT EXTENDS STATE AND TERRITORY ACCESS TO CHILD DENTAL SERVICES PROGRAM

December 11, 2022

The Albanese Government is ensuring vulnerable children will continue to get the dental care they need under the national Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS).

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NEW CAMPAIGN TO INCREASE PROTECTION AGAINST JEV

December 06, 2022

The Australian Government has this week launched a new advertising campaign to raise awareness of mosquito-borne diseases like Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) for travellers and holidaymakers and provide advice on how to prevent bites.

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ACCELERATING AUSTRALIA’S EFFORTS TO ELIMINATE HIV

December 01, 2022

The Albanese Government is accelerating Australia’s efforts to eliminate HIV transmission.

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TEN YEARS OF WORLD-LEADING REFORMS AND REIGNITING THE FIGHT AGAINST TOBACCO ADDICTION

November 30, 2022

As Australia marks the 10th anniversary of Labor’s world-leading tobacco plain packaging laws, the Albanese Government is reigniting the fight against tobacco addiction with new measures.

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CHEAPER MEDICINES FOR HIGH CHOLESTEROL AND CHRONIC HEART FAILURE

November 27, 2022

From 1 December 2022, Australians with high cholesterol, chronic heart failure, and a potentially life-threatening blood cell condition will have access to new and updated medicines under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).

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$50 MILLION FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH GRANTS

November 25, 2022

An RMIT University research program aiming to minimise cardiac complications for patients receiving radiotherapy is one of ten projects funded through the $50 million National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Synergy Grant scheme this year.

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